national selection

Maxwell gets Australian team call-up


July 16th, 2012 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 16 (IANS) Victorian all-rounder Glenn Maxwell got his maiden call-up to the Australian national cricket team when they take on Pakistan in the United Arab Emirates next month.The ... Read more...

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Southee drafted into New Zealand Test squad


July 14th, 2012 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Basseterre (St Kitts), July 14 (IANS/CMC) Fast bowler Tim Southee has been drafted into the New Zealand squad for the two-Test series against the West Indies starting later this month.The ... Read more...

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Vettori to return to shortest format with World T20


June 20th, 2012 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, June 20 (IANS) All-rounder Daniel Vettori has declared himself available for the Twenty20 World Cup in September, New Zealand Cricket (NZC) announced Wednesday.Last year, Vettori had opted out of ... Read more...

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Danish Kaneria cleared of spot-fixing charges


June 5th, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 5 (IANS) Pakistan leg-spinner Danish Kaneria was cleared in a spot-fixing investigation of a local Twenty 20 tournament after a local inquiry committee of the Karachi City Cricket ... Read more...

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NZC focus on workload as teams picked for Windies series


May 4th, 2012 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Christchurch (New Zealand), May 4 (IANS/CMC) New Zealand Cricket (NZC) has announced three 15-man squads for the tour of West Indies, starting in June. It noted that it placed heavy ... Read more...

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Tensions between Buchanan and Wright in New Zealand cricket


March 29th, 2012 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, March 29 (IANS) There is tension simmering in New Zealand Cricket (NZC) between director of cricket John Buchanan and coach John Wright.NZC chief executive David White admitted that there ... Read more...

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Clarke admits role in Ponting’s axing


February 23rd, 2012 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Hobart, Feb 23 (IANS) Australia captain Michael Clarke Thursday admitted to his role in axing of Ricky Ponting from the one-day team.Clarke is a member of John Inverarity headed National ... Read more...

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Ponting retires from ODIs, vows to carry on in Tests (Lead)


February 21st, 2012 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 21 (IANS) Former Australian captain Ricky Ponting retired from ODIs Tuesday, a day after he was dropped from the squad for the rest of the Commonwealth Bank Series, ... Read more...

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Ponting axed from Australia’s ODI squad, Watson returns


February 20th, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 20 (IANS) Veteran batsman and former captain Ricky Ponting was Monday dropped from a 13-man Australian squad for the One-Day Internationals while all-rounder Shane Watson makes a return ... Read more...

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Bailey replaces Clarke for Sunday’s ODI against India (Lead)


February 17th, 2012 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 17 (IANS) Australian skipper Michael Clarke will miss Sunday's ODI against India in Brisbane and has been replaced by George Bailey in the 14-member squad announced by Cricket ... Read more...

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Injury rules out Mitchell for rest of season


February 17th, 2012 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 17 (IANS) Australia all-rounder Mitchell Marsh has been ruled out of cricket for months with a bone stress injury in his lower back, and he will miss the ... Read more...

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I’ve been dropped, not rested: Haddin


January 31st, 2012 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
Melboure, Jan 31 (IANS) Australia's National Selection Panel (NSP) chairman John Inverarity inists that ODI wicketkeeper Brad Haddin has been rested but the Test vice captain feels he has been ... Read more...

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Australia drop Marsh, rest Haddin for ODI tri-series


January 30th, 2012 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 30 (IANS) Australia's out-of-form batsman Shaun Marsh was dropped while wicketkeeper Brad Haddin was rested for the first three ODIs of the tri-series against India and Sri Lanka ... Read more...

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Veteran Hogg recalled to Australia’s Twenty20 squad


January 23rd, 2012 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 23 (IANS) Tasmanian George Bailey replaces Cameron White, who was dropped from the squad, as Australia's Twenty20 captain while veteran Brad Hogg, having retired from ODIs in 2008, ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka to sack Dilshan, Marsh for South African debacle


January 19th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Jan 19 (IANS) Stung by the series loss in Tests and ODIs in South Africa, the Sri Lankan sports ministry is planning a wide-ranging overhaul in Sri Lanka Cricket ... Read more...

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Retain me for Adelaide Test: Harris pleads with team management


January 18th, 2012 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
Adelaide, Jan 18 (IANS) Amid speculation that Australia will field a three-man pace attack, pacer Ryan Harris pleaded with the team management to rettain him for the fourth and the ... Read more...

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Pattinson ruled out of India series, Star named replacement


January 6th, 2012 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 6 (IANS) Australian fast bowler James Pattinson has been ruled out of remaining two Tests against India due to foot injury and has been replaced with Mitchell Star ... Read more...

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Two handicapped Mumbaikars for London Paraolympics (Lead, superseding earlier story) (With Images)


December 23rd, 2011 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
B0y Quaid Najmi Mumbai, Dec 23 (IANS) Battling against all odds, two Mumbaikars, both afflicted with polio, will be competing in the 2012 London Paralympics.The duo - Prakash Nadar, 35, and Bhushan ... Read more...

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Two handicapped Mumbaikars for London Paraolympics (With Images)


December 23rd, 2011 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 23 (IANS) Battling against all odds, two Mumbaikars, both afflicted with polio, will be competing in the 2012 London Paraolympics.The duo - Prakash Nadar, 35, and Bhushan Kasekar, ... Read more...

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Rod Marsh is manager of Australia’s cricket coaches


December 22nd, 2011 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 22 (IANS) Former Australian wicketkeeper Rodney Marsh has been appointed manager of the country's cricket coaches.The newly-created role of the former head coach of the Global Academy in ... Read more...

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Gayle likely to miss Caribbean T20 event for Big Bash


December 10th, 2011 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kingston (Jamaica), Dec 10 (IANS/CMC) While explosive opener Chris Gayle is busy playing T20 cricket across the globe, he will be a non-starter for his home team Jamaica in the Caribbean ... Read more...

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Former T&T; captain Daren Ganga dropped for domestic T20


December 9th, 2011 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain, Dec 9 (IANS/CMC) Former Trinidad & Tobago (T&T;)captain Daren Ganga has been dropped from the team for next year's Caribbean Twenty20 Championship beginning Jan 9 in Antigua.The T&T; ... Read more...

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Dan Christian gets Australia call-up for second Test


December 5th, 2011 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 5 (IANS) All-rounder Daniel Christian in place of injured fast bowler Ben Cutting was the only change in the 12-man Australia squad announced Monday for the second cricket ... Read more...

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Calls for Ponting’s retirement grow stronger


November 20th, 2011 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Nov 20 (IANS) Calls for Ricky Ponting's retirement from international cricket grew stronger with Test legend Doug Walters and former wicketkeeper Ian Healy joining the chorus saying the former ... Read more...

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Warner replaces injured Marsh in Australian squad


November 14th, 2011 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Nov 14 (IANS) David Warner has been called up as replacement for injured Shaun Marsh for the second cricket test against South Africa at Wanderers, Johannesburg starting Thursday.Marsh was ... Read more...

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Cricket Australia appoints Marsh, Bichel as selectors


November 10th, 2011 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Nov 10 (IANS) Former players Rodney Marsh and Andy Bichel will be the two new faces in Cricket Australia's (CA) re-structured national selection panel.The duo will work under chairman ... Read more...

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Australia revamp Hong Kong Sixes squad


October 25th, 2011 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Oct 25 (IANS) Cricket Australia (CA) Tuesday made five changes in the country's seven member squad for the Hong Kong Sixes tournament that gets underway Friday. Nathan Reardon, Luke ... Read more...

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Cameron to be with Australian one-day squad


October 17th, 2011 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Oct 17 (IANS) Cricket Australia's (CA) National Selection Panel (NSP) Monday confirmed that all-rounder Cameron White will remain with the Australian one-day squad in South Africa as cover for ... Read more...

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Australia picks Cummins for South Africa Test tour


October 17th, 2011 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Oct 17 (IANS) Teenage fast bowler Patrick Cummins was selected in the 15-member Australian squad for next month's Test tour of South Africa.The 18-year-old could become the second youngest ... Read more...

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Marsh replaces Brett in Australian ODI squad for South Africa


October 13th, 2011 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Oct 13 (IANS) Cricket Australia's National Selection Panel (NSP) Thursday announced that all-rounder Mitchell Marsh will replace the injured Brett Lee in the Australian squad for the One-day ... Read more...

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Gayle could return as Jamaican captain


October 5th, 2011 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
Kingston (Jamaica), Oct 5 (IANS/CMC) Explosive opener Chris Gayle could be back in charge of the Jamaica national team for this month's WICB Regional Super50 Championship in Guyana.The Jamaica Observer newspaper ... Read more...

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Ponting flies back for birth of his child, Warner replaces him


September 3rd, 2011 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Galle, Sep 3 (IANS) Ricky Ponting will not feature in the Australian side for the second Test against Sri Lanka as he is heading home for the birth of his ... Read more...

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Trevor Hohns also willing to replace Hilditch


August 20th, 2011 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Aug 20 (IANS) Trevor Hohns, Australia's most successful chairman of selectors, is willing to replace part-time chairman of National Selection Panel (NSP) Andrew Hilditch, who was sacked by Cricket ... Read more...

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Rod Marsh eyes Hilditch job on selection panel


August 20th, 2011 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Aug 20 (IANS) Legendary Australian wicketkeeper Rod Marsh is interested in taking over as chairman of the National Selection Panel (NSP) of Cricket Australia (CA).The Age reported that ... Read more...

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Hilditch backs review panel recommendations


August 19th, 2011 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Aug 19 (IANS) Andrew Hilditch, who Friday was removed as Cricket Australia (CA) chairman of national selection panel, said he supports the board's decision to have captain and coach ... Read more...

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